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A one-hour-up/one-hour-back hiking trip is the best way to see this mountain.
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Camden Hills State Park, 280 Belfast Road, Camden, ME 04843
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+1 207-236-3109
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Reviewed yesterday

About a .5 mile hike or you can drive right to the top. This view will make you fall in love with Camden! So much hiking to do in this park aside from this, too!

Thank emilyraee
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can choose to drive to the summit or park lower down for either a 0.5 or 1.5 mile hike. We found on-line info unclear on this. The views to both the North and South are great.More

Thank jerryfoil
Bill E, Manager at Mount Battie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Jerryfoil, Thanks for taking the time to comment on your visit. There are two trail heads located along the road to the summit of Mt. Battie. The first one is approximately 1/4 mile from the start of the road. This trail head features parking...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must do when you visit Camden, ME. The view at the top of this mountain is just gorgeous! Camden, ME, with the church spires and the boats, is just breathtaking.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 2 days ago

The views from the top are spectacular. plan to spend some time at the top taking it all in and taking tons of photos. you can see for miles and alot of the leaves had changed colors while we were there and it was just...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I started the climb and we are both quite fit but we reached a point where it was rock climbing more than a trail and turned back. Enjoyed the part we did.More

Thank DonnaMJ1
Bill E, Manager at Mount Battie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi DonnaMJ1, It sounds like you hiked from Camden rather from the park's main entrance on US Route 1. From the main entrance visitors have access to 25 miles of hiking trails including a much less steep trail to the summit of Mt. Battie. Additionally...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw info on this state park online, so we thought we would check it out after our lunch in Camden at the Sea Dog Brewing Co. It’s a short ride up US1 out of Camden with the mountain top on the west side of 1...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 days ago

we caught a clear day and could see for miles and miles up and down the Maine coastline. Took our breath away.

Thank stephengraham2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day of rain, we were thrilled have a clear day for our stop at Mt. Battie in Camden Hills State Park. We drove to the top and had spectacular views below. As others have noted, enter Camden Hills State Park or you will...More

Thank emfeAthens_Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to visit when in the Camden area. Great views from here to the Camden Harbor. You can climb up the monument there for even better views. Best on a sunny day.

1  Thank JackTexas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible view of Camden, the harbor, the bay and the islands. Commanding Vista that you do not want to miss. Fall colors on the trees really made this experience breathtaking.

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Susan N
1 July 2018|
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Response from Bill E | Property representative |
Yes, fireworks can be viewed from the summit of Mt. Battie. It's a different perspective, looking down rather than up. The fireworks usually are shot from a barge in the harbor - about 1.5 miles from the summit. We used to... More
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AnthonyQ137
2 May 2018|
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Entrance fees are per person and are based upon residency. Maine Residents: Under 5 years of age free 5-11 $2.00 12-64 $4 65 up free Non Residents Under 5 free 5-11 $2.00 12-64 $6 65 up $2.00
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Mandakport
19 January 2018|
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Response from Bill E | Property representative |
The park has over 25 miles of hiking trails. Many have views along the way while some offer easier grades. I'm certain that you'll find a suitable trail. Be sure to ask our staff for their recommendations when you enter the... More
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